Pam Byrnes

Biographical Information

Born: June 25, 1947 in Cincinnati, Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Kent Brown
Children: Children: Katie and Jodie / Grandchildren: Dominic, Gabe and Price
Education: Law degree, University of Maryland School of Law; Bachelor's degree in Far Eastern Studies, University of Michigan; Associate's degree, Stephens College
Employment/Military Record: National Security Agency, Intelligence Research Analyst; Maryland Human Relations Commission, Investigator; Washtenaw County Friend of the Court, Attorney, Director; Private law practice ( focus on family law); Eastern Michigan University/Cleary University, lecturer of contract law
Community Activities: Former Rotary, Sierra Club, Farm Bureau Member
Religion: Christian Scientist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Speaker Pro Tempore (1/1/2009 - 12/31/2010)
House (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2010)
Other Offices: Unsuccessful candidate in Democratic primary in 52nd State House District in 1998; former Washtenaw County road commissioner

Elections and Political Participation

U.S. House 7th District 2014
General Vote: 92,083 of 223,685 (41%)
Primary Vote: 25,048 of 25,048 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: United Auto Workers, Michigan AFL-CIO, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Michigan Joint Council, EMILY's List, Sierra Club Michigan Chapter, National Education Association, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Education Association PAC recommendation, League of Conservation Voters

Michigan Senate 18th District 2010
Primary Vote: 9,539 of 23,560 (40%)

Michigan House 52nd District 2008
General Vote: 35,954 of 57,114 (62%)
Primary Vote: 7,309 of 7,309 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 52nd District 2006
General Vote: 28,046 of 44,793 (62%)
Primary Vote: 5,682 of 5,682 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 52nd District 2004
General Vote: 29,740 of 54,409 (54%)
Primary Vote: 3,142 of 5,620 (55%)

Michigan House 52nd District 2002
General Vote: 17,091 of 36,670 (46%)
Primary Vote: 6,203 of 11,285 (54%)

Political Activities: Long time Democratic activist, Washtenaw County Party executive board, founder of Western Washtenaw Democratic Club, precinct delegate

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